NeverDie, by casperpearl, is our 2012 Science Fiction Short Story Contest Winner. Register to remove this ad His contest entry, NeverDie, finished in first place, receiving the most votes in the short story contest poll. Second place is a tie between The Gift God Wanted Back by mootz and A Matter of Taste by rubisco. casperpearl won the 1st place price of $250 and the 2012 Sci-Fi Contest Winner Title. I will be in touch with our winner and all other finalists in the next few days. Thanks again to everyone who participated, either by entering or by voting in this contest. Also, thank you to the contest judges who selected the finalists. And most of all congratulations to casperpearl for winning the contest! Great story!